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    1851 Type One Three Cent Silver
    MS67 With Pale Pastel Toning

    1851 3CS MS67 PCGS. First year of this curious denomination and one of only three years for the Type One issue. This is tied with only 21 other pieces at both services at the MS67 level, and none are finer (10/12). At first glance this Superb Gem appears to be brilliant, but closer examination reveals pale pastel toning on each side. The surfaces are essentially abrasion-free, although there are light roller marks across the Roman numeral on the reverse.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22YX, PCGS# 3664)

    Weight: 0.80 grams

    Metal: 75% Silver, 25% Copper


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